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The Pear Tree Restaurant

4120 E Hastings, Burnaby, British Columbia V5C 2J4, Canada (Willingdon Heights)
(604) 299-2772
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Ranked #2 of 478 Restaurants in Burnaby
Certificate of Excellence 2014
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Price range: $16 - $60
Cuisines: French, Canadian
Dining options: Reservations
Neighborhood: Willingdon Heights
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Dining options: Reservations
Neighborhood: Willingdon Heights
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English first
Vancouver, Canada
Top Contributor
130 reviews 130 reviews
89 restaurant reviews
74 helpful votes 74 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 30, 2014 via mobile

Have been here many times over the years, but not for a long time. So pleased to see the owner's smile as I arrived, and equally pleased to see that the menu still includes favourites like lamb shank and creme brûlée. The pea shoots served as veg haven't changed either - love them! Our family enjoyed their choices of trout... More

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Vancouver
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19 reviews 19 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 28, 2014

We decided to use one of our Groupons and try The Pear Tree, which had some quite good reviews. In my experience, restaurant Groupons, especially for the 'fine dining' establishments, do not turn out well (for example, our Groupon at C Restaurant in Vancouver). However, this experience was amazing! We had the Canadian 5-course tasting menu, and opted to spend... More

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Vancouver, Canada
Senior Reviewer
8 reviews 8 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 15, 2014

Celebrating a special occasion with my niece, The Pear Tree was the right place to go. A lovely contemporary decor set the stage, knowledgable and pleasant staff waited on our table, and the food was beautifully prepared, delicious and served in a very timely manner. A creative menu, with delightful unexpected "pear" touches! Free parking around the corner.

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London, United Kingdom
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3 reviews 3 reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 9, 2014

From the outside this looks like an unprepossessing restaurant in Burnaby, part of metropolitan Vancouver. However once you are inside the decor is high quality modern. The best part is however the food. The menu is short and the better for that. The food we had was faultless both in taste and presentation. I had the tomato soup followed by... More

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Vancouver, Canada
Top Contributor
69 reviews 69 reviews
23 restaurant reviews
105 helpful votes 105 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 21, 2014

after reading great reviews (especially from 'where chefs eat') I had high hopes for The Pear Tree the experience far exceeded my expectations, from the phone call regarding our booking from Scott to a delightful greeting and sublime pear cocktail on arrival started with the outstanding prawn cappuccino, then the most amazing beef tenderloin followed by poached pears with lavender... More

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Vancouver, Canada
Senior Contributor
35 reviews 35 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
25 helpful votes 25 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 5, 2014

Average dining experience. Menu is somewhat limited, however, their wine list is impressive. Prices are comparable with the better restaurants in Downtown Vancouver, but the Burnaby restaurant offers nothing special. Service was great.

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Burnaby, Canada
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11 reviews 11 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 4, 2014

Had dinner there last night. Started off with scallops in a bacon risotto as an hors d'ouvre,, with perfectly baked chicken as the main course, and ended with a dish of Stilton cheese and candied walnuts. That and a nice white BC wine is about as good as life gets! The staff and service was exceptional making for a memorable... More

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Vancouver, Canada
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24 reviews 24 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
20 helpful votes 20 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 28, 2014

Scott and Stephanie continue to show their clients how a great restaurant runs! Food and service excellent; ambience couldn't be better. Keep it up; we will be back again, and again, and again.

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Surrey, British Columbia, Canada
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8 reviews 8 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 16, 2014

The Pear Tree has just become our favorite restaurant! The owners are wonderful, seem to love their jobs and value their clientele. Their staff members were attentive, friendly, informative and polite... but not always in your way. The restaurant was smaller than I expected, making it quiet, relaxing and very enjoyable! There was not a huge menu selection. But the... More

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Vancouver, Canada
Senior Reviewer
6 reviews 6 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 16, 2014

This place is amazing! Presentation and flavours of food were superb! I had the carmelized orange scallops on bacon risotto and the seasonal halibut as the main course. Both were awesome! My hubby had the prawn bisque to start which was great and had lots of prawn pieces but his main entree of lamb shank was just okay...nothing special. However,... More

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